1.75 Inch Hail Near Silver Spring, MD 08-01-2011


Doppler radar detected Quarter size hail near Silver Spring, MD, Harrisburg, PA and Hyattsville, MD on August 1, 2011. This hail storm was traveling SE at 25.52 mph and produced hail for roughly 9 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 1.75" and an average hail size of 1.03". We estimate that 150,656 buildings were in the affected area. There were 16 spotter report(s) and the volume of hail DHI detected was significant. Based on this information, you can expect to find widespread roof damage, broken glass and automobile bodywork damage in well populated areas.

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16 spotters reported up to 1.75" hail hitting the ground.
Hail Size
Avg 1.03"
Max 1.75"
Hail Volume (DHI)
Avg 3.43
Max 9.11

Impact Scale

4

Population: 326,026 | Housing Units: 150,656 | Duration: 9 Hours